Paid: $130 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari
Mashbill: 75% corn, 13% rye, 12 % barley
Aged For: Between 10 to 20 years
Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4
Chill Filtered: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Old oak, rye spices, caramel, vanilla, and a sort of aged bourbon smell
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with dry spice
Palate/Taste: Oak, vanilla, caramel, spice, clove, leather, and tannins
Finish: Medium warmth and long lasting, baking spices, oak, tobacco, leather, cinnamon, caramel, and dry sweetness.
Thoughts: I liked this much more than the Master’s Keep 17, I like the dry spice and oak flavor. Most older bourbons become too lopsided with oak, but I think having 10 year juice in here balances it out.
Score: 87 out of 100